Contains Books I-VIII, embracing the history of the discovery of America and the conquest of Mexico and Peru. Books IX-X, including the history of Virginia and New England, first appeared separately in 1796
Illustrations: engraved maps by Thomas Kitchen
"A catalogue of Spanish books and manuscripts": v. 1, p. [xxvii]-xlvii
Binding: old tree calf; gilt boards and spines; armorial bookplates on front pastedowns; former owner's signatures on title-pages
No table of contents. Foxing. Narrow margins. Gutter included to avoid cropping text.